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disconsolate
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
sad beyond comforting
  • No words were sold, the market place closed down, and the people grew poor and disconsolate.
    p. 68.6
  • The Soundkeeper grew worried and disconsolate.
    p. 148.8
  • The people quickly went about their busy talkative business and, as the smoke and dust cleared, only Milo, Tock, and the Humbug noticed the Soundkeeper sitting disconsolately on a pile of rubble.
    p. 162.9
  • They ran for the stairs, bowling over the disconsolate Senses Taker, ledger, ink bottle, eyeshade, and all, as they went.
    p. 230.8

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